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Illya Solomin

Illya Solomin

Swedish figure skater
Illya Solomin
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Quick Facts

Intro Swedish figure skater
Is Figure skater
From Sweden Russia Ukraine
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 7 May 1998, Kiev, Ukraine
Age 22 years
Star sign Taurus
Peoplepill ID illya-solomin
The details


Illya Solomin (born 7 May 1998) is a Swedish figure skater. He is a three-time Swedish national silver medalist and a two-time (2014–15) national junior champion. He reached the free skate at the 2014 World Junior Championships.

Personal life

Solomin was born on 7 May 1998 in Kiev, Ukraine. He moved to Sweden when he was five and a half years old. He has two sisters, Anna and Alesandra.


Early years

Solomin began learning to skate in 2005. He competed on the novice level until the end of the 2012–13 season.

2013–14 season

Solomin made his junior international debut in October 2013, placing 14th at the ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) event in Tallinn, Estonia, and went on to win the Swedish national junior title. He first competed on the senior international level in January 2014, at the European Championships in Budapest, Hungary, but was eliminated after placing 34th in the short program. He reached the final segment at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, placing 23rd in the short program, 22nd in the free skate, and 22nd overall.

2014–15 season

Solomin competed in two stages of the 2014–15 JGP series, placing 12th in Aichi, Japan, and 11th in Zagreb, Croatia. Competing on the junior level, he won gold at the NRW Trophy and repeated as the Swedish junior champion, before taking bronze at the Toruń Cup. He withdrew from the 2015 World Junior Championships in Tallinn before the start of the event.

2015–16 season

In the 2015–16 season, Solomin won the junior silver medal at the Lombardia Trophy and finished tenth at his sole 2015 JGP event, in Zagreb. Competing on the senior level, he took the silver medal at the Swedish Championship, behind Ondrej Spiegl. Solomin was assigned to the 2016 World Junior Championships in Debrecen, Hungary, but withdrew before the start of the competition.


Season Short program Free skating
  • Spellborn
    by Sham Stalin
  • Strength of a Thousand Men
    by Thomas Bergersen
    choreo. by Valentin Molotov
  • The Princess
    by Parov Stelar
  • Gift of Life
    by Thomas J. Bergersen
  • Become a Legend
    by Piotr Adamski
    performed by Instrumental Core
  • Gift of Life
    by Thomas J. Bergersen
  • Become a Legend
    by Piotr Adamski
    performed by Instrumental Core

Competitive highlights

CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

Event 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 17–18 18–19 19–20
Europeans 34th 25th
Nordics 8th 5th 7th 3rd
Tallinn Trophy 7th
Warsaw Cup 11th
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 22nd WD WD
JGP Croatia 11th 10th
JGP Estonia 14th
JGP Japan 12th
Ice Challenge 4th
Lombardia 2nd
Nordics 1st
NRW Trophy 1st
Sarajevo Open 2nd
Toruń Cup 3rd 5th
International: Advanced novice
Challenge Cup 4th 1st
Nordics 5th 2nd 1st
Swedish Champ. 5th N 2nd N 1st J 1st J 2nd 2nd 5th 2nd
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